3 Days Samburu Camping Safari

3 Days Samburu Camping Safari

3 Days Samburu Camping Safaris,  3 Days 2 nights Samburu Camping Safari, 2 Nights 3 Days Samburu Camping Safaris

( Samburu National Reserve is a rugged and semi-desert park located in Samburu district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The park neighbors the homes of the Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life.

Full-service camping under the big African sky will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife and gets you off the beaten path so you can really experience this land’s unique culture.)

3 Days Samburu Camping Safari
3 Days Samburu Camping Safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu

Pick up at 0800hrs and drive north to Samburu National Reserve to arrive at around 1400 hours in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park famous as the place for the Samburu semi-nomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy’s zebra gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and lion. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve

Early game drives at the park. Samburu Reserve has some unique five to include, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Somali Ostrich, and the long neck Gerenuk Antelope. Other animals to be found include, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, and Cheetah amongst others. All meals at the campsite.

Day 3: Samburu – Nairobi

Early morning game drive before breakfast. Return for breakfast at the campsite by 0900hrs. After breakfast you depart to Nairobi to arrive around 1400 hours.

LOCATION

Samburu National Reserve is situated at the southeastern corner of Samburu District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is bordered to the south by Ewaso Nyiro River, which separates it from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve.

The reserve covers an area of 165 Km² and is located around 345Km from Nairobi.

Climatic Conditions

The Reserve lies within ecological zone V- which is classified as arid and semi- arid with moisture index of 42 to 57, which indicate that evapo-transpiration is greater than available moisture. The days are extremely hot while the nights are cool. The annual mean temperatures range between 18ºC and 30ºC, while the mean annual rainfall is 354mm with peaks in November and April. The dry season starts in late May, and goes up to early October during when large concentration of wildlife is found in the reserve due to availability of lush vegetation along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the main source of water to the Reserve and the nearby communities.

Available games (and chances of seeing )

The reserve is reach in wildlife with fame for abundance in rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Also referred as Samburu Special). The reserve is also popular with a minimum of 900 elephants. Large predators such as the Lion, Leopard and Cheetah are an important attraction (Kamunyak the Miracle Lioness that adapted the baby Oryx is a resident in the reserve).

Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area. Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded. Birds of the arid northern bush country are augmented by a number of riverine forest species. Lesser Kestrel and the Taita Falcon are species of global conservation concern and they both utilize the reserve.  Five species categorized as vulnerable have recorded in the reserve. These are African Darter, Great Egret, White-headed Vulture, Martial Eagle and the Yellow-billed Ox-pecker. Critically endangered species under CITIES – Pancake tortoise (malacochersus tornieri) is found in the reserve.

Includes:

  • Transport with safari Vehicle with pop-up roof
  • All park entrance fees
  • Accommodations in the tented self contained camp
  • Full board, three meals per day while on safari
  • Pick up from you hotel
  • Drop off the same place the last day
  • Game drives
  • Drinking water

Excludes:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Visas
  •  Accommodation in Nairobi before and after safari
  •  Cultural Visits to Maasai Camps
  • Personal Effects

Booking & Reservations for 3 Days Samburu Camping Safari

Booking Office Tel: Kenya Cinema Plaza, Moi Avenue,
4th Floor, Room C7,
Nairobi, Kenya

Mobile : +254790006650

Email: info[at]citysightseeing.co.ke

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